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Santa Cruz Hightower Alloy Mountain Bike Frame 2020

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Hightower Alloy Mountain Bike Frame 2020
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Santa Cruz Hightower Alloy 2 Mountain Bike Frame 2020

The Santa Cruz Hightower Alloy Mountain Bike Frame is a multifaceted chassis that excels on any trail. Facilitating tight twists and turns or absorbing big hits, the Hightower is just as at home winching up climbs as it is rocketing down descents.

The high-grade aluminium frame tubing is neatly welded together within a balanced geometry that results in a nimble, composed and aesthetically pleasing chassis. The one-piece swingarm rear suspension unit then partners the main triangle with them being conjoined via a VPP lower-link and RockShox damping unit configuration. This setup promotes a progressive shock rate, stable rear wheel tracking and increased mid-stroke support to grant a ride filled with pedalling efficiency, trail traction and accuracy.

These positive ride traits can then be fine-tuned by the rider thanks to the Flip Chip that is neatly nestled within the rear linkage. This unit alters the bottom bracket height, bottom-out resistance and shock rate to promote a tailored ride based on rider preferences or the trail complexity ahead.

Primarily designed around 29-inch wheels, the Hightower's versatility is further extended by also accommodating 27.5-inch wheels should the terrain dictate these to be the superior choice. The frame is then completed by a threaded bottom bracket for ease of maintenance, water bottle bolts inside the main triangle and refined, neat cable routing.

Highlights

  • A tremendously versatile 29er trail frame with full suspension for any kind of off-road riding. Nimble for sinuous downhill, hardy for the roughest of terrain and responsive for snappy climbing
  • Alloy full suspension frame with VPP lower-link mounted shock design
  • RockShox Super Deluxe Select+ rear shock, 140mm travel
  • Flip Chip technology: A user-adjustable feature allows the rear suspension to be adjusted depending on the terrain to be faced
  • Can also be used with 27.5+ wheels (with certain setup requirements)
  • Threaded bottom bracket for convenience and ease of maintenance

Technical Specification

Frame Santa Cruz Alloy | One-piece swingarm | VPP lower-link mounted shock design | Flip Chip units in the lower link
Fork Compatibility 150-170mm
Rear Shock RockShox Super Deluxe Select+ rear shock, 140mm travel
Wheel size compatibility 29” (27.5-inch with Hi BB setting and 160mm travel fork)
Tyre clearance Up to 2.4” (2.8” with 27.5” wheels)
Recommended headset IS41/52 Integrated (SHIS name
Seatpost diameter compatibility 31.6mm
Eye to Eye length 210mm
Stroke 52.5mm
Thru-axle 12mm rear x 148 boost
Bottom bracket shell Threaded BSA 73mm
Max Chainring Size 36t
Chainline Spec Boost
Brake Types 180mm Post Mount
Shock Mounting Bushing Front 20x8
Shock Mounting Bushing Rear 30x8
Chainguide compatibility Yes
Changeable rear derailleur hanger Yes
Refined cable routing for better shifting performance, simpler installation, and no cable rub
Shuttle guard
Downtube protector | Shock guard | Ribbed chainstay protector
Water bottle mounts inside the main frame.
Included in delivery Frame including RockShox Super Deluxe Select+ shock, 12mm thru-axle and seat clamp
Manufacturer Claimed Weight 2.5kg, size M

Santa Cruz Hightower Alloy Mountain Bike Frame 2020 Sizing



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